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The caul from a newborn infant

Type: Good

Excerpt: "I was born with a caul, which was advertised for sale, in the newspapers, at the low price of fifteen guineas."

"...and ten years afterwards, the caul was put up in a raffle down in our part of the country, to fifty members at half-a-crown a head, the winner to spend five shillings."

Bibliographic Data
Contained in: The Personal History of David Copperfield
Location: p. 1

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